flexis Containerload is used in the Wackersdorf Innovation Park

The packaging plant in Wackersdorf is the reference packaging facility of BMW AG for the parts supply of BMW plants abroad. flexis Containerload acts as a central component of the new efficient loading system.

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Turbo Transparency

Only through turbo transparency as part of the CTP principle are automakers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) able to intelligently connect material and order planning with material control.
Turbo Transparency in the Automotive Value Chain

Automotive Global Awards
North America 2016

"Rising Star Supply Chain"
Shay Sidner, Director of Operations, flexis North America Inc.

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Job Shop Scheduling

Job Shop Scheduling includes the convenient creation of orders, the mapping
of the associated machine-, employee-, material- and tool-structure and the optimization of the process flow for each job, taking into account the complex resource layout of an enterprise.

Flexible Production with flexis Job Shop Scheduling

Planning Solutions for Intelligent Manufacturing

Transparent and Stable Processes: From Order to On-time Delivery - Software for Optimized Production
Transparency through optimized real-time planning. flexis has the know how to analyze and optimize variant rich production processes in order to create a solution that ensures intelligent manufacturing through collaboration and transparency. By creating a continuous and integrated sales and production planning process, flexis is able to create a higher level of clarity across connected business units, increase throughput, and ensure satisfied customers.

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The Importance of Supply Chain Event Management

In a recent entry, we discussed strategies and solutions for managing a production network and how such management serves as something of an aircraft control tower where companies can most effectively avoid bottlenecks, production stoppages, and ensure cost-efficient production strategies across what are often expansive networks - many of which are in new and emerging markets with varied and unique production challenges. And much like working in a control tower, ...
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Right Place, Right Time: The Importance of Order-Slotting Solutions

A place for everything and everything in its place. It’s an old proverb commonly thought to be coined by Benjamin Franklin in the mid 1700’s, and while it’s relegated to something of a cliche in today’s world, it’s just as pertinent as ever for those in the manufacturing and supply industry. As the supply chain continues to globalize ...

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Technology for supply chain management

Our secret: Real-time Planning through "In-Memory Techology". Faster data access and adaptation. All relevant information for the planning process is packaged and saved “in memory”. This allows to access and adapt data much faster and more efficiently than traditional technologies.
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Sales & Operations Planning with MRP Integration

Why isn’t there software capable of bringing sales planning, market inventories and production capacities together?
Our software package would also be able to take into account medium and long term volume forecasts, and supplier information in order to balance capacities and needs across various levels. Flexis sales planning goes even as far as taking into account parts demand forecasts and delivery network capacities in order to formulate the ideal plan. This creates a high level of planning security and forecasting accuracy...
Sales & Operations Planning with MRP Integration

Long-term Planning Security

Our solutions provide a look into the future across multiple data axis
Our Demand Capacity Planning solutions offer visibility into a continuous demand stream while taking into account various supply streams. This provides a complete view into current and future needs and allows for faster decisions related to sourcing, accepting changes in demand, or new program introduction. flexis has successfully integrated multiple sources of data to help understand the complete supply situation.
Optimization of Demand Capacity Planning

Global Supply Chain Networks - An Ongoing Challenge

Avoiding Bottlenecks and ensuring the security of the Supply Chain: Minimizing the Risks of a Global Network
Are you able to identify potential bottlenecks or under-utilized capacity in advance? Is it possible to ensure the security of supply against orders or jobs that are already or about to be scheduled?
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Industry 4.0

Intelligent Manufacturing, Redefined
Industry 4.0 is pushing the boundaries of intelligent manufacturing. flexis is more than ready to push into Industry 4.0 with our available solutions that can integrate to different systems and partners in the value stream. This provides the collection of data for rapid interpretation, delivering unsurpassed value to the customer.
Industry 4.0 - Intelligent Manufacturing, Redefined

Our Solutions Speak for Themselves

With flexis Demand Capacity Planning we were able to improve our ability to gain a quick overview of series and parts. This made it a lot easier to secure implementation scenarios and target delivery dates, and also to increase reliability of planning in these areas. The time saved […] is substantial.

Hans Georg Kling, Daimler AG

The optimized production control system using flexis Balancing and flexis Sequencing contributes to increased productivity in the Audi plant in Ingolstadt. Audi AG in Ingolstadt was able to reduce its operating costs significantly. The scheduled color changeovers were reduced by more than 90 per cent as a result of using flexis Balancing and flexis Sequencing. […] The investment was amortized in just over 4 months.

Heinz Braun, Audi AG

Together with flexis, we executed a very successful upgrade project for our DAF sequencing applications. Remarkable was how well the flexis team understands our business, enabling smart solutions and in-time project delivery. The project resulted in a new system with flexible scheduling capabilities and modern user interfacing, helping DAF to realize significant savings.

Jeroen de Winter, DAF Trucks N.V.

flexis JMS is helping us optimizing our order to delivery processes, from customer order management to production planning and shipping of orders. The central element is the significant increase of the transparency regarding the current status in our production progress, the availability of products and of all of our production resources. This overview of the current situation can be retrieved quickly and reliable at any time. JMS is helping us to […].

Seiichiro Hayashi, KMI

With the introduction of flexis Monitoring we are now able to detect part shortages earlier in the near term horizon. This in turn enables us to start the escalation process to avoid missing parts earlier and to prevent and reduce turbulences and costly retrofitting work in the assembly process.

Werner Mohri, MAN Truck & Bus AG

With flexis Sequencing we have a flexible and reliable planning tool on hand that optimizes our high variant axle production significantly. The switch from push to pull principle was made possible due to the smooth implementation which is reflected in a significant reduction of inventories. flexis has fulfilled our expectations fully. The implementation meets exactly our plant specific requirements […].

Thorsten Zimpel, MAN Truck & Bus AG

With the launch of flexis complex planning tasks can now be simulated and implemented in a very short period to time. High transparency and early detection of constraint violations pay off in form of precise expressiveness of possible delivery scenarios. Defined constraints -technical capacities - are stored in the master data. […].

Werner Göbel, MAN Diesel & Turbo SE

Opel/Vauxhall has a made a breakthrough in managing its vehicle orders and forecasting in real time together with material availability and logistics, thanks in parts to systems implemented by software-provider flexis.

Automotive Logistics, 17 March 2014

flexis was presented with American Honda’s distinguished Premier Partner Award in a special ceremony in Torrance, CA. flexis was one of 15 award recipients selected from a pool of more than 1,000 eligible suppliers based on excellence in quality, value and customer service. “flexis is pleased to accept this award. Establishing such a solution requires a strong business relationship based on mutual understanding. flexis is honored to be considered a trusted and reliable partner to American Honda. […]

Mike Lenaghan, EVP of flexis North America, Inc.